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Take The Kids On A Fossil Hunting Adventure In Great Britain

Prehistoric Britain - Great places to take the kids fossil hunting If you're looking for a bit of a different family outing next summer, why not go fossil hunting? The UK is absolutely packed to the rafters with fossils and it isn't just trained archaeologists that...

A Guide to the Best Christmas Markets in the UK

If you are looking for something unique this Christmas but really don’t fancy slogging it out on Oxford Street, why not enjoy your shopping with some of these magical festive experiences at the best Christmas Markets in the UK. London Southbank This market always offers a festive...

Lonely Planet Offers Free “Best of” Travel Apps

All of my favorites are included!  Just in time for the new iPhone 5, free apps for the very 'best of ' are being offered free of charge for Barcelona, London, New York, Paris, and Rome by Lonely Planet, one the most respected travel publishers...

Guide to Free Things To Do in Manchester England

Here's Your Guide to Free Fun Things To Do In Manchester, England Nestled in the hilly industrial conurbation that bisects the North of England, Manchester has a well-deserved reputation as a rough-and-tumble town. During the 18th and 19th centuries, it was a hub of the country's...

Guide To Most-Loved London Antiques Markets

A Guide To The Most Loved London Antiques and Collectable Markets I have always found the history that is connected to everyday objects to be quite fascinating. I love a good story and knowing the history behind the ornaments that I choose to decorate my home...

Where To View The London Olympics For Free

A guide to the best free views of the Olympics With millions of Olympics tickets sold almost instantly to sports fans around the globe, many are left without a chance of seeing the sporting events unfold this summer. However, there are a select number of locations...

Where To Find Europe’s Top Golf Courses

There are plenty of great golf destinations in Europe, so it's easy to plan a golfing holiday. OK, this isn’t easy. There are so many great golf destinations throughout Europe – it’s nearly impossible to narrow it down.  But I've got some great suggestions for where...

Five Ways to Add a Bit of Royal Windsor To Your London Holiday

Have a Royal Windsor experience this summer The official Diamond Jubilee celebrations may have passed, but the Queen is still enjoying her Jubilee year making 2012 the perfect time to enjoy a royal-themed holiday. Windsor, with its famous castle and long royal associations, has plenty to...

An Unexpected Passion For London Musicals

I’d always been told that a visit to London isn’t complete without seeing a show. I couldn’t understand why so many friends were so keen on “theatre shows”, by which they meant, musicals. I always thought they weren’t for me. That has all changed. The drama snob My...

Guide To The Many Charms of Leeds England

Let us guide you to Leeds, a lovely community in West Yorkshire, a full 200 miles north of London and about 40 miles northeast of Manchester. Historically, Leeds was a market town that emerged as one of the centers for the wool trade, and you'll find...

5 of the World’s Best Train Trips

Its official: the train is still the most romantic and glamorous way to travel. Whatever the destination, going by train makes your holiday all about the journey – below, we list 5 of the world's best train trips with the most spectacular rail lines in...

London Lodging
London Guide – How To Visit London On The Cheap

Our London Guide is all about keeping money in your pocket and helping your enjoy this intriguing city while doing London On The Cheap. People often think of a London vacation as a trip that requires a lot of money, but a successful trip to London...

London 2012 Olympics
Beware! Bogus UK Olympics Booking Sites Are On The Rise

Many will travel to the UK for the London 2012 Olympic Games only to find that they have been swindled by bogus booking sites - don't let this happen to you! You know what they say: “One rotten apple spoils the whole barrel”. And with the Olympics...

London Nightlife Goes Retro With Swinging Blitz Parties

The 1930s and 1940s might seem like an unlikely era to emulate when it comes to partying, but the combination of swing music, kitsch Union Jack-bedecked decor and the chance to dress up in polka dots, stockings and pin-up icon make-up provide a hip escape...